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An Expedition Through Bass's Strait By Matthew Flinders
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An Expedition Through Bass's Strait by Matthew Flinders. Narrative of an Expedition in the Colonial sloop Norfolk, from Port Jackson, through the Strait which separates Van Diemen's Land from New... More > Holland, and from thence round the South Cape back to Port Jackson, completing the circumnavigation of the former Island, with some remarks on the coasts and harbours. The bearings in the following journal are all magnetic, unless it is otherwise particularly expressed.< Less
My Calendar By Sam Hardy
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Flinders Island 2017 Calendar. Images by S.J Hardy and Melissa Lawler. All Rights reserved.
The Halfcastes of the Furneaux Group By Paul Tapp
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In 1945, Tasmanian academic, teacher and philanthropist, A.L.Meston wrote an essay entitled 'The Halfcastes of the Furneaux Group'. Meston documented the union between aborigines and white sealers... More > and whalers and others of those islands in Bass Strait that issued from those relationships of the 19th century. The producer of this small booklet based essentially on Meston's paper with some pictorial elaboration, feels that present-day Tasmanian aboriginal activism has a decided reference to this academic study.< Less
Terra Nullius By T.D. McKinnon
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Based on a true story; Terra Nullius is an historical fiction that chronicles the events of the 19th century through the eyes of the unfortunate race who, at the time, just happened to occupy the... More > best piece of real-estate in the southern hemisphere. Aliens invaded the Caretakers’ land and proclaimed the land 'Terra Nullius' (land of none). The invaders stole their women and systematically murdered, raped and pillaged; spreading disease and decimating their number into virtual extinction. All the characters in this story are actual historical persons; their stories are dramatisations built around factual events. A central character is Trucannini, who witnessed the rape or murder, or both, of her sisters, mother and brother, and the mutilation and murder of her fiancé, and was herself pack raped; all by her sixteenth year. Beginning around two hundred years ago; it took just seventy years to all but obliterate a race of people who had taken care of their land for forty thousand years or more.< Less
Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia Performed between the years 1818 and 1822 -- Volume 1 By Philip Parker King
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Admiral Phillip Parker King, FRS, RN (13 December 1791 – 26... More > February 1856) was an early explorer of the Australian and Patagonian coasts. King was born on Norfolk Island, to Philip Gidley King and Anna Josepha King née Coombe, and named after his father's mentor, Arthur Phillip, which explains the difference in spelling of his and his father's first names. King was sent to England for education in 1796, and he joined the Royal Naval Academy, Portsmouth, in 1802. King entered the Royal Navy in 1807, where he was commissioned lieutenant in 1814.King was assigned to survey the parts of the Australian coast not already examined by Matthew Flinders, and made four voyages between December 1817 and April 1822. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phillip_Parker_King< Less